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Sole

sole 1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself. The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot. (gen.... Read More

Plantigrade

plantigrade (Science: zoology) walking on the sole of the foot; pertaining to the plantigrades. Having the foot so formed... Read More

Plantar

plantar (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the sole of the foot; as, the plantar arteries. Origin: L. Plantaris, fr.... Read More

Inversion

Definition noun, plural: inversions (general) The reversal of state, form, position, direction, order, or course, such as... Read More

Photoheterotroph

Definition noun, plural: photoheterotrophs An organism that depends on light for most of its energy and principally on... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More

Stratum lucidum

Definition noun The thin, clear layer of the epidermis comprised of keratinocytes filled with eleidin proteins, and occurs... Read More

Sebaceous gland

Definition noun, plural: sebaceous glands An exocrine gland secreting sebum that lubricates hair and skin Supplement A... Read More

C3 plant

Definition noun (botany) (1) A plant that utilizes the C3 carbon fixation pathway as the sole mechanism to convert CO2 into... Read More

Phototroph

Definition noun, plural: phototrophs An organism, typically a plant, obtaining energy from sunlight as its source of energy... Read More

Muscle cell

Definition noun, plural: muscle cells Any of the long, tubular mature contractile cells that make up the muscle... Read More

Welt

welt 1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as; A... Read More

Cristae

Definition noun, singular: crista (cell biology) The infoldings or inward projections of the inner membrane of the... Read More

Rudp carboxylase

RuDP carboxylase --> ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase (Science: enzyme) A copper protein that catalyses the formation of... Read More

Pes varus

Definition noun The inward turning of the heel or the inversion of the foot resulting in clubfoot Supplement Varus is a... Read More

Directed case study method for teaching human anatomy and physiology

DIRECTED CASE STUDY METHOD FOR TEACHING HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY William H. Cliff and Ann W. Wright Department of... Read More

Stratified squamous epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified squamous epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Alloparenting-What Is It?

“Alloparenting—What Is It?” Sonja G. Rosas 13 September 2007 An Introduction To Alloparenting Every gregarious... Read More

Frog

Frog 1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More

Pocket

pocket 1. A bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money;... Read More

Bend

Bend 1. A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a... Read More

Fleshy

Fleshy 1. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross. The sole of his foot is fleshy. (Ray) 2. Human.... Read More

Shank

shank To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; usually followed... Read More

Solitude

solitude 1. State of being alone, or withdrawn from society; a lonely life; loneliness. Whosoever is delighted with solitude... Read More

Skin

Definition noun, plural: skins (anatomy) The external membranous integument of the body; the outer protective covering of... Read More

Virtue

virtue 1. Manly strength or courage; bravery; daring; spirit; valor. Built too strong For force or virtue ever to expugn.... Read More

Amphibians & Early Reptiles

Amphibia Definition (Science: zoology) Amphibia is one of the classes of vertebrates. The amphibia are distinguished by... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More